Description The kashira and menuki on this tsuka depict some of the seven gods of good fortune. On the kashira is the scholar Jurôjin. He holds a scroll and is accompanied by a crane. Each of the menuki depict Hotei, leaning against his bag of treasures. They are in different styles and were probably not made as a pair. This is part of a mounted set.
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters
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